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simplify use absolute value notation when necessary. must show work `(8^y)^8`I am lost...

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stargsd5 | Student, College Freshman | Valedictorian

Posted February 28, 2012 at 7:10 AM via web

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simplify use absolute value notation when necessary. must show work

`(8^y)^8`

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rcmath | High School Teacher | (Level 1) Associate Educator

Posted February 28, 2012 at 10:50 AM (Answer #1)

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Let's start by reviewing an exponent rule.

The power of power rule states `(a^m)^n=a^(mn)`

In this case `(8^y)^8=8^(8y)=(8^8)^y=16777216^y`

 

 

 

 

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